YAYA TOURE

Gnégnéri Yaya Touré (born 13 May 1983) is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder. He played for and captained the Ivory Coast national team. He was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Touré in 2013
Personal information
Full name Gnégnéri Yaya Touré
Date of birth 13 May 1983 (age 35)
Place of birth Bouaké, Ivory Coast
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Central midfielder
Youth career
1996–2001 Academy JMG at ASEC Mimosas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2003 Beveren 70 (3)
2003–2005 Metalurh Donetsk 33 (3)
2005–2006 Olympiacos 20 (3)
2006–2007 Monaco 27 (5)
2007–2010 Barcelona 74 (4)
2010–2018 Manchester City 230 (59)
National team
2004– Ivory Coast 101 (19)

Honours

Olympiacos

  • Alpha Ethniki: 2005–06
  • Greek Cup: 2005–06

Barcelona

  • La Liga: 2008–09, 2009–10
  • Copa del Rey: 2008–09
  • Supercopa de España: 2009
  • UEFA Champions League: 2008–09
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2009
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2009

Manchester City

  • Premier League: 2011–12, 2013–14, 2017–18
  • FA Cup: 2010–11
  • Football League Cup: 2013–14, 2015–16
  • FA Community Shield: 2012

Ivory Coast

  • Africa Cup of Nations: 2015

Individual

  • Ivory Coast Player of the Year: 2009
  • African Footballer of the Year: 2011,[150] 2012, 2013, 2014
  • CAF Team of the Year: 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2013–14
  • PFA Team of the Year: 2011–12 Premier League, 2013–14 Premier League
  • BBC African Footballer of the Year: 2013, 2015 
  • FIFPro World XI 2nd team: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Manchester City Player of the Year: 2013–14
  • Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament: 2015

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